Yesterday Facebook Canada, along with Kids Help Phone and TSN personality Michael Landsberg, introduced Help A Friend in Need, a new resource that provides simple, practical tips to help youth ages 15-20 identify potential warning signs in online behavior that might indicate a friend is thinking of suicide.read more
Law firms Siskinds and Camp Fiorante Matthews Mogerman announced this week court approval of a protocol for the distribution of settlement funds in the Canadian LCD price-fixing class action.
The class action alleges price-fixing in the market for liquid crystal display (LCD) panels used in televisions, computer monitors and laptop computers and settlements totaling $37.6 million have been reached with five defendant groups.read more
BlackBerry announced today that it has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions for mobile operators that allows multiple numbers to be active on a single device.
The acquisition promises to improve device management in bring-your-own device (BYOD) and corporate owned personally enabled (COPE) environments.read more
Wearable technology is a big story in the news right now but enterprise-focused cloud computing company Salesforce says its not just for consumers - there are also business applications for wearables.
Earlier this month, the company launched its wearable-focused Salesforce1 Platform and several Canadian companies have already developed apps for it.read more
The iTech Conference is coming to Vancouver and Calgary.read more
Benbria announced this week that Sandals Resorts International selected Ottawa's Loop Mobile Guest Engagement by Benbria to empower all properties – from the frontline to the executive team – to improve the guest experience.read more
Anyone involved in the Toronto startup scene would probably tell you how awesome it is to be a part of.
Not only is it growing incredibly fast and putting Toronto on the map as a tech leader — you only have to look as far as Shopify and Wattpad to know we’re kicking serious butt — but we’re a close community that’s supportive of each other and determined to see fellow startuppers succeed.
We also like to play just as hard as we work.read more
Canadian digital rights group OpenMedia.ca has joined Netflix, reddit, Vimeo, and a huge international coalition to support Internet Slowdown Day today.
Dozens of major sites have agreed to show their users a perpetual ‘loading’ icon, to symbolize how the loss of net neutrality rules could slow many favourite websites to a crawl.read more
Andrew Konoff says he used spend a lot of time making - and sharing - physical mixtapes and CDs. He says it was a way to tell his friends what he was feeling through music.
“This is a way I’ve always connected with people,” he says. But, with the move away from physical storage and the growing popularity of streaming music services, he noticed that “something had changes about how people communicate by music.”read more
Today Vancouver's Mojio announced from the Hardware Alley at TechCrunch's Disrupt that they have partnered with Glympse to integrate location technology into their on-board diagnostics device and connected car apps.
Mojio is the leading platform for the connected car and Seattle's Glympse is a pioneer of time-based location technology.read more
Winnipeg's MEXIA Interactive has partnered with CTIA-The Wireless Association to showcase the world’s largest array of indoor sensors at this week's Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas.read more